Fellowships

Very nice article about Jere King, former Encore Fellow at Abilities United in Palo Alto, CA.

Jere King served an Encore Fellowship with Abilities United, a Palo Alto non-profit focused on community inclusion that has been serving children and adults with developmental and physical disabilities. Before her fellowship, Jere was a vice president of marketing at Cisco, retiring in November 2011.

This article in Career 2.0 describes Jere's transition and her current work, post-fellowship, at Stanford.

Great article in the NYT Online, features Encore Fellows

This article came out on June 6, 2014 (online edition) and spent most of the weekend on the NYT most-emailed list. The article features EFN National Director Leslye Louie and two Encore Fellows: Louisa Hellegers, now the program director of the New York Encore Fellows program, and Kathy Quiett, an Intel Encore Fellow who moved to Florida and is helping with sea turtle rescue at the local zoo.

Encore Fellowships Network - Finalists for the Eisner Prize

$25,000 Award for Intergenerational Excellence


The Encore movement in Australia is enjoying a wave of positive attention. An enthusiastic group of interested people and organisations met with Encore.org Founder and CEO Marc Freedman and Doug Jacquier in Sydney on 4 June 2013. Doug, the former CEO of Australian not-for-profit Connecting Up , is now working to organise an Encore Fellows affiliate program for the country.

The Encore Fellowships program now has a presence in Australia. Encore.org is pleased to be working with our new Network Developer there, Doug Jacquier.

With some 5.5 million ‘baby boomers’ now entering the later stages of their working careers in Australia and around 100,000 significant charities and not-for-profit organisations looking to build their capacity, there is strong interest in ‘second acts for the greater good’.

The Encore Fellowships program now has a presence in Australia. Encore.org is pleased to be working with our new Network Developer there, Doug Jacquier.

With some 5.5 million ‘baby boomers’ now entering the later stages of their working careers in Australia and around 100,000 significant charities and not-for-profit organisations looking to build their capacity, there is strong interest in ‘second acts for the greater good’.

Be sure and read this article in Kiplinger's Retirement Report, (May 2013) which features Encore Fellow Jeff Landre's work with Mission Focused Solutions, a nonprofit in Grass Valley, Cal., that helps child welfare organizations improve their ability to place foster children in permanent homes.

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